Police said Saturday that detectives had been in contact with officials at Chicago-based Boeing Co. who confirmed the wreckage was from a Boeing 767. Police have said the landing gear had a clearly visible Boeing identification number.
Judge Richard Braun ruled that Sharif El-Gamal has 20 days to pay rent that he owes or challenge the landlord’s complaints.
Organizers of an Islamic community center and mosque near Ground Zero will hold its first event Wednesday evening.
Sharif El-Gamal told The New York Times that further decisions would be made only after consultation with lower Manhattan residents and Muslims in New York City.
A group opposed to a planned mosque near Ground Zero has asked a judge to overturn New York City’s decision to withhold landmark status for the building site.
The nonprofit group controlled by the developer of the Islamic center said it supported Rauf’s work but needed someone who could spend more time on the nitty-gritty task of building a congregation.
The nonprofit group Park51 announced Friday that it had named a new imam to lead religious programing. Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf will focus on other initiatives.
Prince Alwaleed bin Talal was quoted as saying that moving the planned mosque and other facilities would respect the memory of those killed in the 2001 attacks.
A new poll finds a majority of New York voters think a planned mosque near ground zero should be moved.
A coalition of Muslim groups called Monday for interfaith dialogue to combat religious intolerance and said they support the right to build a controversial Islamic center near ground zero.
He called for a one week moratorium on the controversial debate.
Opponents of Park51, the proposed mosque and Islamic cultural center near the World Trade Center site gathered at Memorial Garden in Staten Island Sunday, WCBS’ Ginny Kosola reports.
Ground Zero, depending on whom you talk to, is a scar on this city where horror still lingers, a bustling hive symbolizing the resilience of a nation, or simply, for those who live and work nearby, a place where life goes on.
Republican Rick Lazio’s underfunded campaign for governor of New York attracted big donors dedicated to anti-terror efforts after he called for a probe of funding for the proposed Ground Zero mosque.
Rauf returns at a time of increased worry over just where the money for Park51 is coming from.
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